Croda International (LON:CRDA) had its price objective increased by Credit Suisse Group from GBX 3,900 ($50.96) to GBX 3,905 ($51.03) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Credit Suisse Group currently has an underperform rating on the stock.
A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on CRDA. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a hold rating and set a GBX 4,800 ($62.72) target price on shares of Croda International in a research note on Thursday, February 28th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a hold rating and set a GBX 4,600 ($60.11) target price on shares of Croda International in a research note on Tuesday, February 26th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group raised their target price on shares of Croda International from GBX 4,905 ($64.09) to GBX 5,000 ($65.33) and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Monday, February 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 4,840.50 ($63.25).
Shares of LON CRDA opened at GBX 5,000 ($65.33) on Thursday. Croda International has a fifty-two week low of GBX 4,392 ($57.39) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 5,330 ($69.65). The company has a market cap of $6.44 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.06. The company has a quick ratio of 1.01, a current ratio of 2.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 49.77.
In related news, insider Tom Brophy sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, April 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 5,143 ($67.20), for a total transaction of £102,860 ($134,404.81). Also, insider Keith Layden sold 2,926 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 4,880 ($63.77), for a total transaction of £142,788.80 ($186,578.86).
Croda International Company Profile
Croda International Plc creates, makes, and sells specialty chemicals in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Asia, and Latin America. The company operates in four segments: Personal Care, Life Sciences, Performance Technologies, and Industrial Chemicals. It offers adhesives; crop protection additives and adjuvants, seed enhancement and animal health chemicals, chemical bio-stimulants, and specialty additives for agricultural films; and lubricant additives, coatings and polymers, vehicle cleaning chemicals, and products for automotive textiles and fibers, as well as specialty additives for plastics, and battery and catalyst industries.
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